The Best Cloud-Based Mobile App Testing Platform – pCloudy Review

pCloudy is the best platform to perform mobile app testing on real iOS and Android devices with more than 5000 device browser combinations. This means you don’t have to spend a huge amount to set up a device lab. You can perform manual and automated testing on multiple devices in pCloudy from anywhere at any time. Whether it’s a web app, native, hybrid or a progressive web app, you can perform all kinds of mobile app testing and assure that your app is bug-free.

Some of the best features of pCloudy are

Manual and Automation Testing

You can test your app using popular Android and iOS app testing tools on pcloudy devices. Android and iOS automation testing tools like Appium, Calabash and your existing scripts are compatible with pCloudy. Scale your Automation like never before by running parallel scripts. Utilize the power of testing on real devices with CI. Use Jenkins plug-in, or use our APIs to integrate with other tools.

Certifaya: An AI-Powered Testing Bot

pCloudy has a testing Bot that can run the test cycle for you, which will save your time and you can analyze the report generated by Certifaya which will be sent to your email. Bots run the crash test covering several installation/uninstallation scenarios along with random events on the App, that too, on multiple devices. The best way to do a sanity check for every change in your App. Smart bots crawl the App automatically and navigate through the App path like any human would do, collecting loads of relevant data for the App. Within seconds you get a comprehensive report on the App’s functionality and performance on multiple devices.

FollowMe: Parallel testing

Follow Me accelerates manual app testing time multi-folds by letting you perform the test in synchronous mode on one device that gets replicated on multiple other devices.


Perform cross-browser testing, log a bug and run pCloudy is integrated with most popular testing frameworks like Appium, Espresso, Jira, Jenkins etc.

Local Site Testing

Now you can access your site behind a firewall, on a staging server, or locally with pCloudy before it hits production.

Log a Bug

You can directly log a bug in Jira or take a screenshot and edit it by pointing at it and adding a comment about the bug.

Chrome Debugger

The Chrome Debugger provides almost all the gears required to inspect, debug and monitor the performance of a Web App/mobile web. It also provides additional capabilities to simulate Mobile Devices to test and build mobile-first, responsive web sites.

Functional Testing

There is a wide variety of devices from over 50+ Manufacturers, 20+ OS versions, 20+ Screen sizes and find the critical functional issues on real devices. Get insightful evidence through captured screenshots, device logs, crash report and device video sessions for quick resolution of bugs.

Network Testing

Track App behavior on real networks. Prevent functional defects and crashes due to network-driven failures. Know how your App behaves across field conditions and scenarios. Simulate various network profiles.

Execute ADB Commands

Run android shell commands and perform actions on the connected devices Using Android Debug Bridge.


Public cloud:

You can perform manual and automation tests directly from your browser. Our cloud allows users to test on a comprehensive list of real iOS and Android mobile devices and tablets.

Private cloud:

This option contains all of the important features available in our public cloud with added benefits of dedicated access, limitless device time, 24*7 support and an additional level of data security.

On-Premise Cloud:

On-premise cloud allows you to create a Mobile App Testing Infrastructure within your organization premises. You can plug-in with your existing devices to the on-premise cloud and provide access to your geographically distributed teams

pCloudy offer a zero-day installation plug and play setup within your premises. Our appliances come pre-configured and can be installed on any rack. Just plug in your devices to our appliances and you are ready to go!

There is no limitation of the number of parallel logins or the scalability in terms of a number of devices that can be attached to the on-premise setup.